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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

EVENTS for 24th February

On 24th February 1941 Hurricane I P3122 of 79 Sqn flew into the ground on Pembrey Firing Range.

On 24th February 1952 Meteor T.7 WG948 of 614 Sqn was extensively damaged by fire at RAF Llandow. During start-up the starter trolley was disconnected from the aircraft without first being switched off. The starter cable shorted across a metal hydraulic pipe igniting some leaking hydraulic fluid causing a fire which burned the underside of the aircraft..

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